Posts tagged ‘kids teeth’

Mom vs. Candy: 5 Post-Halloween Tips to Beat Dental Decay

The countdown to Halloween has begun. This year, the much-anticipated occasion falls on a school night, but that’s never stopped the ghouls and goblins from filling their sacks with sweets. Get ready moms and dads – it’s time to do some damage control.

Here are 5 helpful tips to minimize the candy craze, sparing the little ones’ teeth from the threat of plaque build-up caused by sugar-feeding bacteria: (more…)

October 29, 2012 at 8:09 pm Leave a comment

Cavity Fillings: Silver vs. White

Silver fillings aren’t invisible. Most of us would prefer to have white fillings that match the color of our teeth. So why aren’t white fillings used exclusively in the dentist’s office? Should you request white fillings for your child?

Here are 10 quick facts about dental amalgam (silver) and composite (white) to help with the answer. (more…)

September 25, 2012 at 4:01 am 3 comments


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